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Two Simple Steps Could Save Your Life

In the event of a fire, it is important to get out of the house, fast! Unfortunately, it has been an especially tragic year in New York State according to data from the US Fire Administration. As of October 2,... Continue Reading →

Long Lost Loved One Found in Upstate New York

Through the Restoring Family Links program, National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world work together to locate missing people and reconnect them with their loved ones. In this special post, Sam Lute, Program Director for the American... Continue Reading →

Take Action for Fire Prevention Month!

October is National Fire Prevention Month, with National Fire Prevention Week running from October 6-12, 2019. During this week, this month, and all year long, the American Red urges people to practice their fire escape plans and test their smoke... Continue Reading →

Help the Red Cross and Yourself by Preparing for Emergencies Now

Do you know what you would do if an emergency struck tomorrow? Whether it’s something as simple as the flu or as disruptive as a natural disaster, do you have an emergency plan in place for yourself, your family, your loved... Continue Reading →

Volunteers Head South Ahead of Hurricane Dorian

The American Red Cross is preparing to help tens of thousands of people in the path of Hurricane Dorian as the storm continues to strengthen and take aim at the southeast coast of the United States. Over 600 trained volunteers... Continue Reading →

Stay Safe Throughout the Year with Our Back to School Safety Tips

It will soon be time to put the beach balls away and get the backpack ready! School is starting next month for most of Eastern New York. We hope that everyone has had time to enjoy the wonderful summer days,... Continue Reading →

Summer Safety Series: Part 5

Summer is one of the most delightful seasons to enjoy and savor in the eastern region of New York State. From the great outdoors to the numerous fairs and festivals to just exploring one of the region’s many historic cities,... Continue Reading →

Summer Safety Series: Part 4

Summer has officially begun! Summer in Eastern New York is a pleasant and beautiful time of the year. Whether you’re heading out to the beach, camping, attending a community festival, or watching a sports event, it’s important to always stay... Continue Reading →

Summer Safety Series: Part 3

Summer in Eastern New York is a pleasant and beautiful time of the year. Whether you’re heading out to the beach, camping, attending a community festival, or watching a sports event, it’s important to always stay safe!  At the American... Continue Reading →

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